J'aime Paris: A Taste of Paris in 200+ Culinary Destinations

J'aime Paris: A Taste of Paris in 200+ Culinary Destinations

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By (author) Alain Ducasse

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  • Publisher: HARDIE GRANT BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 450 pages
  • Dimensions: 198mm x 249mm x 56mm | 2,359g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: South Yarra
  • ISBN 10: 1742701876
  • ISBN 13: 9781742701875
  • Illustrations note: Full-colour throughout
  • Sales rank: 52,830

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"Paris is a Mecca to haute cuisine, where history meets French gastronomy in all its grandeur and tradition. However, this labyrinth of timeless, charming bistros and brasseries is also a hotbed for experimentation and innovation. It is the cultural diversity and unexpected treasures within Paris I love." Join France's most celebrated chef on a personal journey around Paris as he reveals his favourite foodie haunts including restaurants, caf s, local bistros, patisseries and other artisanal stores. From a morning croissant on the Canal Saint-Martin to a magical dinner on the Eiffel Tower, Alain Ducasse takes you on a stunning gourmet tour of Paris. From his own 3-star restaurants to his favourite icecream store, to his insider's tip on the best local creperie in town, Ducasse share the stories, histories and encounters with the men and women who make up Paris' extraordinary culinary landscape. Lavishly photographed, Paris by Ducasse showcases the gourmet highlights of the capital, telling of the Chef's passion for cookery and his sincere love of Paris. A work that will set all admirers of beauty, excellence and authenticity dreaming, wherever they may live.

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Alain Ducasse is one of the most renowned chefs of his generation. Born in the Landes region of western France he is also a restaurant designer, hotelier and teacher of the culinary arts. Over 30 years, he has developed a unique savoir-faire, which has helped define the contemporary art of living and eating. His current stable of restaurants include Plaza Ath n e (Paris), Jules Verne (Eifell Tower, Paris), The Dorchester (London) and he is the only chef to hold 19 Michelin stars throughout his career.